About Arnel Banawa

OCR GoPro Filmmaker with, Online Fitness Coach, Adventure Traveler, Proud Dad

OCRTUBE: Warrior Dash Florida 2017

By |February 14th, 2017|

Warrior Dash kicked off their 2017 season in Florida over the weekend. Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE was on hand to capture all the action of one of the original OCR's in North America. The 5K course featured a mix of new and perennial favorites for racers to take on.

OCRTUBE: Atlanta Spartan Race Video

By |December 6th, 2016|

Arnel Banawa of was back on the road this past weekend after a Thanksgiving in the mountains with his family. His latest stop was at the Atlanta Spartan Race in Conyers, Georgia Horse Park. Banawa captured the excitement of the weekend in his latest video along with asking participants what Spartan Race means to them. Watch the recap of the Atlanta Spartan Race and you will feel like you were there for all the action in person.

OCRTUBE: Alabama Spartan Race Super

By |November 21st, 2016|

Over the weekend Spartan Race headed to Alabama for another Super. Arnel Banawa was there from to capture all the action from the weekend. A 10+ mile challenging course had some unique Alabama scenery.

OCRTUBE: Battle Races – New Orleans

By |November 16th, 2016|

Arnel Banawa of was at it again over the weekend. While most of the OCR community was focused on World's Toughest Mudder OCRTUBE was capturing the action in New Orleans. He wasn't fishing for beads on Bourbon Street but instead out at Battle Races in beautiful Fountainbleau State Beach Park.

  • Conquer the Gauntlet Arkansas

OCRTUBE: Conquer The Gauntlet Arkansas

By |September 19th, 2016|

Conquer the Gauntlet headed to Arkansas over the weekend. Arnel Banawa of OCRTUBE made a trip to the midwest to check this series that continues to get praise from many around the OCR community. The globetrotting Banawa called this race, "I think that this is OCR's best kept secret! How did I not know about this 5-year-old race company?" with a reaction like that you know it is a good event.

OCRTUBE: Mud Titan 6

By |August 29th, 2016|

Arnel Banawa of was back at it again this past weekend capturing all the action at Mud Titan 6 in Tampa, Florida. The 5K obstacle course featured 30 obstacles making for an obstacle packed day for anyone in the family. Mud Titan also featured an 8K Course with 40+ obstacles letting participants choose their race and their distance for the day. Check out the latest video from and see all the action.

  • Asheville Spartan Race

OCRTUBE: Asheville Spartan Race

By |August 9th, 2016|

Spartan Race headed to Asheville, North Carolina over the weekend and Arnel Banawa of was there to capture all the action. With the competition fierce and the mother nature on point, the race offered a challenging and exciting course.

  • BoneFrog Challenge South Carolina

OCRTUBE: BoneFrog Challenge South Carolina

By |July 25th, 2016|

BoneFrog Challenge headed to South Carolina over the weekend. Arnel Banawa was there for OCRTUBE to capture all the action at the race. BoneFrog is one of the hidden gems of OCR and Banawa brings the action to those of us who couldn't be there. With 109 degrees and over 30 obstacles over rolling hills, BoneFrog was definitely welcomed to South Carolina and embraced by all who attended. Check out OCRTUBE's latest race recap video.

  • OCRTUBE Camp Rhino

OCRTUBE: Ninja Warrior Class at Camp Rhino

By |July 20th, 2016|

Camp Rhino in Las Vegas, Nevada is just one of many gyms around the country that offer Ninja Warrior classes. Arnel Banawa of headed to Camp Rhino to speak with founder and owner Julie Johnston about how she got started with Camp Rhino and a preview of some of the obstacle offerings at the gym.

  • OCR European Championships

OCRTUBE: OCR European Championships

By |June 14th, 2016|

Arnel Banawa's European quest continues with his latest video profiling the first OCR European Championships. The championship race featured over 22 Countries. The event took place in the Netherlands and was a collaborative effort from multiple European organizations. The 15K course featured over 50+ challenging obstacles (over 80 obstacles if you include the natural terrain obstacles). The 1st Annual Independent OCREC was a huge success!

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